It's no secret that Americans do things a little differently from the rest of the world. As the first European colony to win independence, they've had lots of time to form the unique identity we associate with them today. Let's take a few moments to celebrate all the quirky and ridiculous little things that make the USA what it is, even if we still fail to understand them.

When the United States broke away from the rest of the European world in 1783 following the American Revolutionary War, a cultural shift began that is still developing today. Though the lands we now know as America mostly share a history of British occupation, tea and crumpets have long been replaced by coffee and donuts. America has given the world countless gifts, such as rock music, groundbreaking cinema, and New York City - in fact, it's probably the most culturally recognisable place on Earth. Still, for those of us on the outside looking in, the United States sometimes seems like a bit of a circus.

Scroll down to see some of America's funniest moments on Tumblr, and how the rest of the world reacted. Don't take it personally, though - we've still got love for Yankee Land! (h/t)

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xpurinx
Community Member
3 years ago

Apply ice water...

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Tyrone
Community Member
3 years ago

They even made a hole and chipped one end of the biscuit if you look at the 16th and 35th ,that's brilliant !!

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

Canada is literally cooler. Well, maybe not cooler than Alaska....

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Hans
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3 years ago

Not using SI units indeed is hard to understand.

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DhampireHEK
Community Member
3 years ago

At 18 you can be married, drive a car, go into huge debt, vote, and die for your country but you're not responsible enough to buy beer. *Face Palm*

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xpurinx
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3 years ago

Flippin' genius :D

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trututu
Community Member
3 years ago

In Ireland there's a fee

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Hmm, never considered that. I always did silly things.....like hide them in my pocket. Imagine that. ;D

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

I guess these things give digestion problems and obesity just from looking at them.

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Hatred and nescience are friends!

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ConfusedPanda
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3 years ago

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!!

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Laury M.
Community Member
3 years ago

Fried.... lemonade??

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DhampireHEK
Community Member
3 years ago

I choked on my morning coffee as I read this. Too funny.

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Germans: Duh, this Autobahn section has a 130 km/h speed limit. Americans: wow, this freeway allows 100 km/h!

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JEFF THE KILLER
Community Member
3 years ago

SHOTS FIRED (pun intended)

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Prussia
Community Member
3 years ago

True

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Anna Brandigi
Community Member
3 years ago

"the guy with only some blood" 😂

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

Perhaps you are mixing us up with Australia?

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Helping Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh my god, you guys should look up which countries rely overwhelmingly on nuclear power. The US is actually way behind many countries in Europe!

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DhampireHEK
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm not sure if I should laugh at the joke or cry because this guy is serious....

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Heather FitzGeorge
Community Member
3 years ago

Pea. Not pee. It's pea. *drops mic*

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Kori K. Warriner
Community Member
3 years ago

Holy crap, that hurts the eyes!!!

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John L
Community Member
3 years ago

There is always a cheaper way, which includes buying a plane ticket. Works every time. ;D

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DhampireHEK
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm actually sad that this is true.

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Ellie Aviva
Community Member
3 years ago

hehehhehehhehe (laughs painfully)

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Laury M.
Community Member
3 years ago

"Sorry, we've run out because of bad executive decisions. We got Cheetos in mayonnaise though."

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Kori K. Warriner
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh the irony.

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Hans
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3 years ago

Even the pickup in the background...

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Amanda Nelson
Community Member
3 years ago

Mc fucking Eagles mother flaggers

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Galeanthropy2017
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3 years ago

Accurate

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Daniel Blackmon
Community Member
3 years ago

Lmao I can't even. Ctfu 'Murica

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Amanda Nelson
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3 years ago

Ahhh the 'hashtag' button. That 'new' invention 🤔

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 years ago

I can't believe taaht there is a place without a flag in the US...

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Sarah Collas
Community Member
3 years ago

Were is wall-e?

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Master Markus
Community Member
3 years ago

Except that a bunch of Americans hate Bill for being and atheist and because he tells them that science is correct instead of the BAHBLE.

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